As the air continues to register as hazardous in the South Bay, the VTA is offering free rides while schools promise to excuse absences.
This week’s unhealthy air quality from the deadly Camp Fire has prompted schools and most colleges in the South Bay to shut down.
State lawmakers are pushing for an audit to investigate claims of fraud and self-dealing at the embattled Alum Rock Union School District.
A Franklin-McKinley School District trustee accused of embezzling bond campaign cash has announced his resignation.
The Santa Clara County Board of Education has appointed Dr. Mary Ann Dewan as superintendent and Kathleen King as its new Area 2 trustee.
Santa Clara County Board of Education trustee Michal Chang resigned from his post earlier this week to spend time with his ailing mother.
Jon Gundry walked away from his post as county schools chief with $151,000 in severance pay and benefits through July 2018.
Writing once a week on the subject of education since being elected to the Santa Clara County Board of Education has been a privilege. In two weeks I will pen my 300th and last column.
At a certain point one has to wonder if this has been Superintendent Jon Gundry’s plan all along: change disclosure policies on consulting contracts; discreetly hand out a bunch of big-dollar deals; fire the internal watchdogs; and rule through fear and intimidation so any other objectors resign.
The Santa Clara County Office of Education will form a task force to review the policies of Walden West Science Camp, which seems to have enabled an alleged child predator to work as a camp counselor for kids.